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Under $100K Sunday ~ Sweet NC Fixer Upper on 2+ Acres $99K ~ Off Market

608 Mcreynolds St, Carthage, NC 28327   $99,000 ~ Off Market

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OHU50K NOTES

When a realtor says “rustic,” it is code for fixer upper. Fixer upper or not, you have to admit that this home is as sweet as new buds in spring.

The town of Carthage has some interesting history. The town was the home of the Tyson & Jones Buggy Company, a successful cart and buggy maker in the late 1800s. One of the owners, Willian T. Jones, was son of a slave and her white owner. A local legend is that when Tyson Buggy Company closed down, Henry Ford had an interest in purchasing the plant for his auto assembly line. Since Ford was from Detroit, that doesn’t seem likely, and a few years after being shuttered, the former Tyson Buggy plant burned down.

Anyway, Carthage has an annual Buggy Festival that showcases the history of the town and features music, crafts, old tractors, hot rods, and antique buggies made by the Tyson Buggy Company. The event is held in the town square near the Old Court House, an historic landmark.

To window shop old houses of all price ranges, visit our sister website at oldhousecalling.com or Facebook page Old House Calling.

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REALTOR CMMENTS

Rustic (aka fixer upper) 2 br, 2 ba farmhouse located in the historic town of Carthage. This home offers spacious bedrooms, multiple fireplaces, and a covered front porch to make you feel right at home. A short walk will take you right to the center of town. Located in the Moore County School District. This home is being sold “as is-where is” and is in need of numerous repairs. All appropriate inspections, including third-party inspections (i.e., home inspection, etc.), are recommended.

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